In the wake of Tuesday's mass shooting at a Texas elementary school, a California congressman is calling for stricter gun regulations nationwide. HR8 would expand background checks requirements in the US to include all firearms sold at gun shows and online.
A vegetation fire ignited in Vacaville Saturday afternoon, triggering an evacuation order that lasted for several hours as the fire grew to 135 acres, fire officials said.
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone said Friday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is barred from receiving Holy Communion over her support for abortion rights.
Governor Gavin Newsom announced that his office would fund a freeway camera program that would install 200 advanced CCTV cameras at 50 locations in California.
Several city leaders attended a public forum in San Francisco's Mission District on Wednesday to respond to a number of hot button issues in the area, including crime, drugs, mental health, and homelessness.
The San Francisco City School Board voted on Tuesday not to issue a mass layoff of more than 200 teachers it had announced earlier this year. During an evening meeting, the board voted instead to reduce the number of layoffs to 20, with 15 of them affecting administrators, who may be rehired next year.
From Berkeley to San Rafael, hundreds gathered at two Bay Area protests in support of abortion rights. Sunday's rally in San Rafael lasted for several hours outside the Marin County Civic Center.
The board of trustees at San Francisco's City College voted on Friday to approve layoffs and budget cuts, despite protests against it.
Hundreds of kids cycled through the streets of San Francisco on Sunday, in part to help raise awareness about an important non-profit in their community. The annual ride out was organized by Mission Food Hub, which describes itself as part food pantry, part community youth group.
The Oakland Unified School District is bracing for another teacher strike on Friday and asked for parents to keep their children home that day.